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    To all who've served, thanks! Your sacrifices are appreciated.
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    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elwood P. View Post
    To all who've served, thanks! Your sacrifices are appreciated.
    Ditto. But what did the banks do that's patriotic?


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    Quote Originally Posted by fuddman5150 View Post
    Ditto. But what did the banks do that's patriotic?


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    Or the Post Office?
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    "Our Vietnam Veterans have taught us that no matter what our positions may be on policy, as Americans and patriots, we must support all soldiers with our thoughts and our prayers." -Z Wamp

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    My grandfather was an admiral and my dad was a captain in the navy. This day means a lot to me. My grandfather led a convoy of personal carriers on the Normandy invasion. Said it was the worst thing he ever saw. Guys jumping out only to be killed by the lift gate dropping. Only spoke of it once after some maccallan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fuddman5150 View Post
    Ditto. But what did the banks do that's patriotic?
    Ok. I get it. Dont they shut down the stock market too? Wonder if my gyms open.
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    Thanks to all who served and provided us with the lifestyle we have now.
    Let us never forget, and strive to make sure we're always mindful of not repeating the past's mistakes and atrocities...
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    A song written by Jerry Cantrell about his dad ...

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    I've been hearing "Rooster" on the radio quite a bit this week.

    Related note... A co-worked asked me today if they played "One" by Metallica, on the radio. I didn't hear it. He also mentioned the movie that the video was based on, but couldn't recall the title. Anyone know?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RRvh1 View Post
    I've been hearing "Rooster" on the radio quite a bit this week.

    Related note... A co-worked asked me today if they played "One" by Metallica, on the radio. I didn't hear it. He also mentioned the movie that the video was based on, but couldn't recall the title. Anyone know?
    Johnny Got His Gun
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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    Johnny Got His Gun
    Really?
    Thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    A song written by Jerry Cantrell about his dad ...

    If memory serves, he was a part of the 101st Airborne "The Screaming Eagles", and since they didn't have eagles in Vietnam, the troops started calling the guys wearing the Screaming Eagle patch "roosters". He could have already had the nickname before getting there, but I do believe that is how he got it. Maybe Brett knows, he is the resident AIC expert.

    Either way, great song. Best harmonies of any hard rock band ever in my opinion. Layne and Jerry's voices were perfect matches.
    Taylor Swift is nice to look at. Adele can sing.

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    By troops I meant the South Vietnamese troops, I wasn't very clear on that.
    Taylor Swift is nice to look at. Adele can sing.

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